How To Obtain NECO GCE Registration Form For 2021/2022 (June/July) SSCE Internal Examination [Released And Published Online]

Latest update on: NECO Registration Form 2021/2022: This post will focuse on everything you need to know on how to successfully register for the National Examination Council, NECO GCE 2021 Exam.

Is National Examination Council (NECO) GCE Registration Form out?

The National Examination Council, NECO wishes to inform all Secondary School that the sales of form and registration for the 2021 June/July Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) is now opened.

NECO came on board during the administration of Adulsalami Abubakar the then head of state of Nigeria in 1999. NECO was created with true sole motive to offer subsidized registration of exams to candidates in Nigeria. This body came on board and took over the responsibilities of the then National Board of Education Measurement (NBEM). The first Exams conducted by NECO took place in 2000.

Neco GCE registration form

The body is responsible for the conduct and administering of exams for the National Common Entrance Examination, Junior Secondary School Examination, and Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations.

All interested candidates who wish to write the 2021 (NECO) SSCE Exams are hereby advised to check out How To Obtain/Apply For NECO GCE Registration Form, Registration Requirements, Registration Starting/Closing Date, Application Fee And Other Registration Details for the 2021/2022 NECO Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) Exams.

When Will NECO 2021/2022 Registration Start

The National Examination Council (NECO) registration form is out! and NECO has started the registration for the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination Nationwide. Candidates are to commence their registration.

How Much Is NECO Registration Form 2021

The price of NECO Registration form for 2020/2021 is Nine Thousand, Eight Hundred And Fifty Naira Only (N9,850) following the reduction of JAMB UTME form price and NECO form price in 2018.

However, since it is internal NECO exam (June/July), you have to register at a secondary school i.e you cannot register for NECO 2021 by yourself on

That way, NECO 2021 price will be higher than the on stated above depending on the school you register at.

NECO Registration Requirements For 2021/2022 SSCE Examination

  1. You must be in the senior secondary school (SS3 or SS2) may be a private or public school.
  2. You should know your future ambition by now, this will allow you to know the subjects you are to do in waec.
  3. Have the registration fees with you.
  4. Get a personal email address and know the password (I advise you use gmail).
  5. Know your date of birth.
  6. Have passports with you (they now make use of face capturing), but still make sure you have them.
  7. Have a personal phone number.
  8. Know the correct spelling of your names (Surname, First name and Middle name).
  9. Know your local government and state of origin.
  10. Your residential address.
  11. You should know the subjects that you are going to sit for in the exam.
  12. You should be prepared to study for the examination.

How To Register For NECO GCE Examination 2021 Online

Follow the steps by steps below to register candidate(s) for the 2020 NECO

  1. The exam’s body will not refund the registration fee when once paid. However, candidates are advised to use a good cyber cafés as registration errors is detrimental to the candidates.
  2. With the emergence of an e-society, NECO has since migrated from offline to online registration. To register, candidates are to visit the NECO website at and complete the registration process.
  3. Current passport of the candidate will be required during the registration process. Couple with the registration, biometric fingerprint will be captured. Any candidate without a verified finger print will not be  allowed to take part in the exams.

To register for NECO examination, candidates are to obtain a draft and pay a non-refundable fee of Nine Thousand, Eight Hundred And Fifty Naira Only (N9,850) and Fifty Naira (N50) stamp duty paid via bank draft or to school management if internal registration. The payment can be done in any NECO office, banks and Nipost offices nationwide. The registration fee covers:

  • A CD on exams ethnics
  • Cost for biometric data and capture
  • As well as the administrative charges

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How Many Subjects To Register For NECO 2021

NOTE: The minimum number of subjects a candidate can sit for is eight while the maximum is nine. All Senior Secondary schools in the Federation present Candidates for the SSCE Internal.

The NECO exam has seventy-six subjects which are grouped into the following six categories.

  1. Compulsory Cross-Cutting Subjects
  2. Science and Mathematics
  3. Technology
  4. Humanities
  5. Business Studies and
  6. Trade/Entrepreneurship.

NECO 2020 Registration Closing Date

NECO 2020 registration will close on 21st June, 2021 and there will no be any extension.

We advise you to bookmark this page and always check here for more guideline and updates.

NECO GCE 2021 General Information.

  1. The Registration fee, once paid, is not refundable.
  2. The use of reputable cyber cafes is highly recommended as the Council will not be liable for registration errors committed by candidates. (A list of suggested cyber cafes nationwide where candidates can log on to register are available on the NECO website – Internet Service Operators – or are physically on display at our State offices nationwide.)
  3. Candidates should carefully follow the instructions on the on-line scratch card before registration.
  4. Candidates should study the Regulations and Syllabuses before registration.
  5. Candidates should note that their uploaded image/photograph during the registration will be embossed on their certificates.
  6. Smoking, cellular phones and other electronic communication devices are not allowed in the examination hall.
  7. Candidates should dress in mufti and no one will be allowed entry into the examination hall with arms.
  8. Multiple entries are not allowed. Candidates who register more than once will have their entire results cancelled.
  9. Candidates who damage or lose their scratch cards before registration will have to purchase another card.
  10. Please note that No candidate shall be allowed into an examination hall once an examination commences.

NECO GCE Timetable For 2021 Examination

NECO 2021 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination examination timetable is out Click here to Download SSCE 2021 Exam Timetable.

NECO Success Guide

This will be a step by step guide on how to pass waec examinations waec examination is considered as one of those though examinations and for a student to excel, such needs to know and apply its simple guide to success.

1. Develop a positive mindset

When you are approaching waec, there is nothing to fear or worry about, as the exams is only set based on what you have be taught in your various schools.

NECO is not what many people think it is. Many people think it is one exams that delights in thwarting the efforts of students by dashing them failures. Others think over questions such as: will I ever pass the exams? This exams is like a simple computer that whatever you garbage in you will garbage out.  Whatever effort you apply when studying for the exams will be shown in the result.

If you wish to excel in the exams, you ought to erase every negative thoughts that comes your way.

2. Plan your time

It is often said that proper preparation prevents poor performance. The way you plan your time  will show how effective you are in the exams. One easy wsay of planning your time is having a personal Timetable (PTT) your personal time table should show the time, and duration of your studies as well as when to break or do some other things. In your PPT, concentrate most of your time in  your studies and make sure you keep to it.

3. Solve the unsolved problem

In NECO exams, every problem counts and chances are that you will see that unsolved problem appear as one of the questions. In order not to be disorganized and confused, you should endeavor to solve those problems you left unsolved. There are many topics which you ignored probably because it might look unimportant or tough. It is advisable to go over those topics and study them effectively. As you are preparing for NECO exams, don’t leave any stone unturned.

4. Study effectively

The word student comes from the word studies. If you are a student, your duty, roles and  responsibility is to study especially while preparing for an exams. Don’t let anything hinder you from your studies. Before studying, make sure that you have all the materials needed for studies. Read extensively with your textbooks, don’t just depend on your teachers notes, go for other materials and study widely.

NECO Result 2021 News Update

NECO 2021 results have not been released yet and the result checking portal has not been activated yet.

You will find latest news update on NECO result 2021 here.

MPT TEAM wish you luck in purchasing your National Examination Council, NECO (GCE) Registration Form for 2021/2022 Academic Year.

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  1. Oluwafunmi taiwo

    Is neco timetable out

  2. Ogunbayo Stephen oluwafemi

    Is gce timetable out

    1. Micplustech

      Yes click here to view the timetable

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